The European Commission proposed a new anti-fraud program Wednesday that would provide €181 million to aid EU member states in combating fraud, corruption and other financial irregularities.
The European Union’s justice commissioner, Vera Jourova, will travel to Malta in the next few weeks to assess the country’s anti-money laundering process and to check in on the investigation of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination, Reuters reported on Tuesday.
The European Commission released a proposal on Monday that will “guarantee a high level of protection for whistleblowers” across the EU, a press release said.
The European Union should open membership negotiations with Macedonia and Albania as long as the countries maintain progress on reforms to rule of law and the fight against corruption and organized crime, the European Commission announced on Tuesday.
Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Porsche and Daimler are under investigation by the EU and German authorities for forming a secret ‘economic cartel’ in the 1990s to collude on diesel emissions, after Daimler blew the whistle, media reported Monday.
The EU proposed new rules Thursday intended to curb the illegal import of archaeological objects that terrorist groups such as ISIS use to fund their activities.
The Bulgarian nominee for EU digital minister is expected to be approved by the European Parliament on July 3 despite reports that she received a politically-facilitated deep discount on the rent of an upscale apartment in Sofia.
The Ministers of the European Union’s Environment Council unanimously approved the conclusionsof the EU Action Plan against wildlife trafficking and poaching, strengthening the fight against these activities within the EU and globally.
Talks are continuing over a European Union (EU) directive to protect trade secrets which contains legal provisions that could seriously impede the work of investigative journalists into corporate abuses.
Macedonia’s EU accession process is at critical stage after “one of the worst political crises since 2001”, the Progress Report for 2015 prepared by the European Commission says.
The European Commission has approved € 2.4 billion ($2.6 billion) funding to European Union (EU) member countries as they attempt to manage the impact of the increasing numbers of people migrating from North Africa and the Middle East.
More than 60 journalists have been targeted by 100 lawsuits since a corruption probe incriminated government ministers in 2013, according to a prominent member of the Turkish Journalism Association (TGC).
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